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STARS Performance Program

Let your students shine!

Universal Orlando music performance school programCome take the stage at Universal Orlando® Resort! The Universal STARS Performance Program is considered a pivotal performance in the life of a student musician or performer. Participants, including marching bands, concert bands, dance and choral groups, and auxiliary teams, take the stage and dazzle the crowd with their talents!

Marching groups can entertain large crowds at Universal Studios® while choir groups showcase their vocals from the Universal CityWalk Plaza Stage. During the holiday months, students can participate in the Macy’s Holiday Parade™ and perform alongside authentic balloons and floats direct from Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® in New York City. The holiday festivities take place during December at Universal Orlando® Resort.

Take the stage at Universal Orlando® Resort! Universal STARS is the music performance program that puts your group in the heart of non-stop excitement and unparalleled entertainment. We offer your group a once-in-a-lifetime experience and one-of-a-kind thrills before, during, and after your performance.
Marching Performances
Universal Orlando® provides the opportunity for your marching band to perform in front of cheering spectators and enjoy all the action and fun of Universal Orlando’s theme parks, including during the Macy’s Holiday Parade™ (select night in December) and the Universal Superstar Pre-Parade.
Stage Performances
Non-marching groups can perform to crowds of delighted Universal visitors from one of several stage locations in and around Universal Studios® or from the covered Plaza Stage in the Universal CityWalk® entertainment complex*. Whether you are a jazz band, show choir, concert choir, orchestra, or dance team, the cheers and applause of grateful guests will leave your performers with wonderful lifelong memories.
*Subject to change. Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2018 Universal Studios.

NEW! Universal STARS – Sound Design: Music and The Art of Foley
A once-in-a-lifetime band trip with a one-of-a-kind learning opportunity
Education and entertainment come together like never before with Sound Design: Music and the Art of Foley workshop at Universal Orlando® Resort. In this workshop, your Band or Choir will score an actual movie scene, record sound effects, and experience what it’s like to be a working movie musician.
Designed to reinforce National Standards for Music Education and Common Core State Standards, this clinic is a unique way to enrich your band’s educational experience and foster engagement. This year, don’t just go on a band or choir trip—go on a musical adventure in learning.
Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2019 Universal Studios

Introducing NEW Workshops, your students will score an actual movie scene, record sound effects, and experience what it’s like to be a working movie musician.
Universal elements and all related indicia TM & © 2018 Universal Studios.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity for your student group to become STARS for an evening at Universal Orlando® Resort. Book with American Tours & Travel to secure your participation in this unique performance. We can make it happen! Our trip organizers are skilled at planning jam-packed itineraries and balancing your commitments, while still making time for good food and fun attractions. Call today!

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